The surgeons at UPMC in Central Pa. are experts at performing a wide range of bariatric surgical options, including advanced minimally invasive surgical techniques for gastric sleeve, gastric bypass and biliopancreatic diversion.
Studies have shown that weight loss surgery is currently the only effective method of long-term weight loss in the morbidly obese population.
The benefits of weight loss surgery include weight loss, improved quality of life and the resolution or improvement of certain medical problems related to obesity.
You may be a candidate for weight loss surgery if you are:
The following statistics demonstrate the effect gastric bypass surgery has for patients one year after surgery.
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